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on the situation there including the u.s. -- including the u.s. actions. that is the president's speech on libya tonight at 7:30 p.m. eastern live on c-span and on cspan radio. >> as protests continued in the middle east and nato is set to take control of military operations in libya, find a letter from the u.n. security officials, and searchable on the cspan video library. ♪ ♪ >> this week, charles blow, the visual op-ed columnist for "the new york times." >> charles blow, your biography starts with this, charles below is the visual op-ed columnist for "the new york times" since april 2000 age. 8 and features charts as a form of opinion journalism. what is this all about? >> it is pretty much as it says. i am a numbers guy. i'm a trend spotter. i use charts to visualize those trends. i use those charts in my opinion pieces and build the opinion out of the chart. for me, the data comes first. i do not decide i will talk about a subject and well and look for data, i search for data first and see if it says something interesting and something that agrees with an opinion that i have or somethin
the fed. >> so they are a u.s. government employee? >> yes. what is left after the it recent financial crisis that has not been corrected? >> the regulations associated and specifics of how various instruments will be treated and regulated is under negotiations. the treatment of how bankruptcy proceedings will affect the rights of creditors is still up in the air. there are many areas of dodd- frank that were left for further review that have not happen. we have two-thirds of the biggest hedge funds here in the new york area. they are all wondering how are these systemic risk definitions going to affect them? there is a whole range of uncertainty about what the rollout of the regulations will do. that has had a role in retarding investment and job creation. you have many financial people standing on the side. there was a discussion in the last couple of months about banks and their capitalization requirements. if you did not have 20% down to buy a home the banks will have to treat you as higher risk capital. having worked much of my career to rebuild urban neighborhoods and the house o
on this week. also a discussion on u.s. involvement in libya and terrorism fears with a former cia covert operations officer. later, a look at congressional funding for the national flood insurance program with ben mckay. that is live at 7:00 a.m. here on c-span. monday, president obama is going to deliver a speech on libya from the national defense university in washington. he will give an update on the situation there including the actions the u.s. has taken with allies and partners and the transition to nato command and control. that is the president's speech on libya monday night live here on c-span. >> as protests continued in the middle east and as nato starts to take control of operations in libya, find latest from the u.n. security council administration and reaction from world leaders. the library is searchable on your computer any time. watch what you want, when you want. >> we had to act so quickly on saturday. it was not possible to bring forth as much arab support as would have been welcomed. the clear support is there from the secretary general of the arab nations. i also ha
and jake sherman. also, a discussion on u.s. involvement in libya and terrorism fears with mike baker a former cia covert operations officer. and they look at congressional funding for the national flood insurance program with ben mckay. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. monday, president obama is going to deliver a speech on libya from the national defense university in washington d.c. he will give an update on the situation there including actions the u.s. has taken with allies and partners, and the transition to a nato command and control. that is the president's speech on libya monday night at seventh 30 p.m. eastern live here on c- span and c-span radio. -- 7:30 p.m. eastern like you're on c-span and c-span radio. >> senators are home working in their districts. that gives you a chance to catch up on debates in the first few months of the 110th congress. they're all on line at c-span goes a congressional chronicle which time lines and transcripts of a recession. sort by
mike coffman of colorado. also discussion on u.s. border security with immigration and customs enforcement director john morton. after that, we will talk about the centers for disease control and diagnosed diabetes at 7:00 a.m. your on c-span. ♪ >> this week, a discussion on foreign policy and nation- building. our guest is john hulsman, senior research fellow at the hague centre for strategic studies. he is also president and co- founder of his own international relations consulting firm. >> i want to start by asking you a simple question, what do you do? >> by on a political risk consultancy and i advise governments banks and businesses about what is like to live in the new world we live in a rising powers and declining america and a declining europe. how do you make money and create jobs? it is a complicated and scary place. it is more creative and i will do it for clients and the more honest than a where do you live? >> i live in germany will have my head office. the dutch government is one of my clients. >> why would somebody hire you? >> i have a unique background. i ha
check? >> bank check. >> in other words from washington. >> yes. >> so they are a u.s. government employee. >> yes. >> what is left after the recent financial crisis that has not been righted in your opinion? >> well, the regulations associated and the specifics of how various financial instruments will be treated and regulated are still under negotiation. the treatment of how bankruptcy proceedings will affect the rights of creditors is still up in the air. there are still many areas of dodd frank there were left for studies, commissions and further review that haven't happened. everyone in new york, we have two-thirds of the biggest hedge funds are here in the metropolitan region, and they are wondering how the tax decisions will affect them. there is a whole range of uncertainty about what the roll-out of the regulations will do. and that, i think that has a role in retarding investment and job creation in the economy. that you got many financial people standing on the side. i think its had a role in making credit slow to come back for small business and home buyers. there was
think tank in the u.s., viewed from overseas? not inside the united states? >> council on foreign relations. i still always pay my dues. i don't know that it still does the best work, but in terms of prestige it has the magic, kind of woodrow wilson on through. and it's worth my dues because the europeans are deeply impressed that i'm a member. when i give them a list of when i give them a list of titles that i have, that's the one they always pick. brian: how much a year does it cost to belong? >> because i'm just a lowly non-business new york guy, about $400. brian: here's more from your cato conference. >> 1954 the french are in agony over dien bien phu and there is trelled pressure on eisenhower to intervene. eisenhower realized general ridgway is against intervening. what does he say? think of the difference between how it's done these days. he said cost it, cost what it would take to go into indochina in a real way. ridgway does this. remember wolfowitz saying iraq would cost nothing, and because he's so good at math we made him head of the world bank? i find this incredible
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